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King Krule ‘Dum Surfer’ Video

Archy Marshall aka King Krule returns the video for his latest single ‘Dum Surfer’. Definitely on the darker side, a sickly and zombie looking Marshall and band mates perform in a venue in front of a handful people of people, mostly elder, and a stricken looking young adult. Directed by Brother Willis, the visuals are shot in a nostalgic Super 8 film styling, adding another level of grit to the video. The song is taken from King Krule’s forthcoming album ‘The OOZ’, out October 13th on XL Recordings/True Panther Sounds.

Shigeto Shares Latest Single ‘Don’t Trip’

Detroit’s Shigeto is set to release his new album ‘The New Monday’ on October 6th via Ghostly International. Inspired by his hometown of ‘The D’, the producer has unveiled a new single titled ‘Don’t Trip’. Fusing soulful and jazz-based keys with funk, all driven by hard-hitting tribal drums, this cut is definitely for those who want to zone out. Have a listen.

King Krule ‘Czech One’ Video

Archy Marshall aka King Krule makes an exciting return with the new song and video ‘Czech One’. The South London artist enlists director Frank Lebon to provide trippy visuals which find Marshall lifted into the air before appearing on a plane with one eye in bandages. Whilst staring out the window, everything from street shots to a girl giving him a cigarette pass by. The video also features King Krule sporting classic suiting that stylistically many may remember from the days of his album ‘6 Feet Beneath The Moon’. ‘Czech One’ is out now as a limited edition 7″ vinyl along with the track ‘Dum Surfer’.

Shigeto ‘Detroit Part II’ Video

The one thing about guys from Detroit, they are definitely proud of their city. Whilst the musical heritage of Detroit is unprecedented, Zach Saginaw aka Shigeto steps up again to pay homage to his hometown. His latest video ‘Detroit Part II’ finds the producer trekking around the D, as well as rocking in the studio as the jazzy Hip-Hop meets club cut plays throughout. The black and white-shot visuals are directed by Brandon Rottman. The song itself is taken from Shigeto’s forthcoming album ‘The New Monday’, out October 6 on Ghostly International. Have a look.

Ghostpoet Unveils His Stunning Song ‘Dopamine If I Do’

Judging from all of the tracks that Ghostpoet has shared taken from his new LP ‘Dark Days & Canapés’, we’re definitely in for a pleasurable ride. Whilst his lead single ‘Immigrant Boogie’ found the South London native tapping into a post-punk sound, his latest song ‘Dopamine If I Do’ is a jazzy and gorgeously constructed piece flowing with lush strings and piano play that reflects Ghostpoet’s continued growth as a well-rounded artist.

Anna Straker Returns with the Moody ‘Ignite Me’

London’s Anna Straker makes her return with a moody nod at the 90s with her new single ‘Ignite Me’. Taking Hip-Hop drum programming as the backbone as soul keys are gently placed on top whilst Straker takes the listener on a poetic storytelling journey. The song follows-up her stellar cover version of Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape Of You’ which she shared earlier this year. Consistently wowing fans and critics with her wide range of talent, 2017 is going to be another big year for the artist. Touching Read more […]

Listen to Marlon Percy’s Soulful Single ‘Your Fool’

London’s Marlon Percy has dropped a milky and head-nodding track titled ‘Your Fool’. Extremely soulful with soothing synths riding on top of swinging Hip-Hop drums, the song is taken from Percy’s forthcoming EP ‘The Little Things’.

Regarding ‘Your Fool’, Marlon Percy mentioned:

“This was the first pop song I wrote about love, lust and manipulation. The lyrical content is inspired by the relationships I have witnessed and the power women have over men both sexually and psychologically in today’s society.”

Ghostpoet ‘Freakshow’ Video

Ghostpoet reveals the video for this song ‘Freakshow’, which is taken from his forthcoming album ‘Dark Days & Canapés’, out August 18th. Keeping the levels extremely high, the video is a grim and apocalyptic view of the future as people are forced to wear oxygen masks and protective rain suiting just to go outside. With the South London native venturing down the musical roads of post-punk, the important and eye-opening theme continues from Ghostpoet’s previous track ‘Immigrant Boogie’. Have a look.

TOKiMONSTA Feat. Yuna ‘Don’t Call Me’ Video

L.A. producer TOKiMONSTA joins forces with Malaysia’s Yuna for their collaborative track ‘Don’t Call Me’. The single is taken from TOKiMONSTA’s forthcoming LP ‘Lune Rouge’, slated for release in September. The pair have also unveiled the official video for the track which features the intertwining of gorgeous black and white clips of Yuna performing the song and sleek traditional and graphic-fused landscape shots.

ZGTO ‘Off Dat’ Video

Having collaborated for the past couple of years now, Detroit’s ZelooperZ and Shigeto reunite for their project ZGTO. The duo will release their album ‘A Piece of the Geto’ on August 4th. One of the songs taken from the upcoming record is their zoned-out track ‘Off Dat’, which they have also shared the video for. What you have here is rapper ZelooperZ kindly ‘expanding his mind’ into a far-off and trippy place where the environment is a mesh of psychedelic landscapes and a stream of purple haze…literally. You can see for yourself down below.